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Old 05-25-2005, 07:35 PM
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M5 vs E55

My friend traded his M5 in for an E55 AMG. He says the styling was the only thing stopping him from getting the new one. Any thoughts?
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Old 05-25-2005, 09:09 PM
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It's fast... And that's about it. Handling dynamics, brakes, road feel, etc etc is all inferior to the M5.
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Old 05-25-2005, 10:13 PM
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He's got more money than brains...more power to him.
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Old 05-26-2005, 06:59 PM
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He's got more money than brains...more power to him.

very well put...




this is just like asking, manual vs steptronic.... Mercedes is for a different kind of driver, and perhaps he was mistaken when he bought the M5, because usually once you go BMW, you stay BMW, unless you go Porsche.
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I'm going through this same issue right now.

My wife wants the E55 and I want the '03 M5. I think I'm going to fight to the death on this one though.
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Old 06-06-2005, 08:35 PM
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My wife wants the E55 and I want the '03 M5. I think I'm going to fight to the death on this one though.
Cool - make sure the winner posts pics...
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